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The Estate That Every Invention Ever Built Finally Sells

The Osprey Estate on Lake Tahoe has finally found a buyer, it seems, after a yoyo-like few years being listed and de-listed and re-listed again. Built two years before his death by American inventor Jerome Lemelson—the man behind cordless phones, fax machines, tape records, camcorders, automated warehouses, and lots more—and his wife, an interior designer, the compound is pending sale, according to Zillow Blog. Last listed for $29.5M after originally being put on the market for $34M, Osprey has a 7,100-square-foot, eight-bedroom main house that rests comfortably among towering old-growth trees. Yet it's really the 1,000-square-foot guest house that really takes the cake: floor-to-ceiling glass facing a sculpture garden and glorious views of the lake. There's also a conference center on the grounds, should the next owner want to mastermind the next great thing.

· A $34M Lake Tahoe Estate Flies Under the Radar [Curbed National]
· Patented Beauty: Sale Pending for Tahoe Home of Most Prolific US Inventor [Zillow Blog]